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College Vacancies

Schools Liaison Officer (1-year fixed term)

Hours: Full time (37 hours/week)(with some evening and weekend work)

Salary: SCP 20 £27,980; rising to SCP 21 £28,759 following successful completion of probation (possible pay award pending)

The Schools Liaison Officer will support our Outreach Manager in widening participation initiatives and the Undergraduate Admissions Team during the 2024/2025 admissions round.

You will be educated to Degree level (or have significant experience) and have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate with a wide range of people.  You will have knowledge of the secondary school sector and experience in advising/teaching school-age students and/or experience of the Cambridge College system.  As well as being able to work as part of a team, you will have the ability to work with minimal supervision and to take initiative.  Having strong computing skills, you will create and develop databases and have familiarity with video conferencing and collaboration platforms (eg Teams).  As evening and weekend work and travel throughout the UK will be required, you must be willing to work outside of office hours and undertake overnight stays.

An Enhanced DBS will need to be obtained.

For further information, please see the job description

To apply, please complete an Application Form and send to the HR Department, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH or recruitment@Homerton.cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 1 July 2024

We envisage interviews will be held the week commencing 8 July 2024.

Please note that we can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Homerton College is an equal opportunities employer and strives to meet its commitment to equality and diversity.  This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010 and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity. The organisation needs your help and cooperation to enable it to do this, by filling in the anonymous Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form, which is voluntary.

Music Administrator

Hours: 14 hours/week (ideally spread across the week)
Salary: £9,172.80-£9,733.36, depending on experience (SCP 14-17)
(Possible pay award pending)
Homerton College is looking to recruit a Music Administrator to assist the Director of Music with the running of the Music Department.

You will be involved with:

  • The administrative oversight of the Charter Choir.
  • Administering student prizes and scholarships.
  • Organising occasional (once or twice per year) external professional concerts.
  • Supporting the HCMS student committee.
  • Establishing and maintaining a music calendar for Homerton.
  • Undertaking regular inventories of college instruments and equipment.

You should be a skilled administrator, ideally with some working knowledge of the structure and governance of a Cambridge College and sympathetic to student music-making across different genres – if not a practical musician yourself. Although not essential, it would also be advantageous if you had some experience as a choral singer and/or some competency in choral direction. Occasional travel and overnight stays will be required.

A Basic DBS will need to be obtained.

For full details, please see the job description

To apply, please complete an Application Form (including 2 referees) and send to the HR Department, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH or recruitment@Homerton.cam.ac.uk

Please contact Dr Daniel Trocmé-Latter, Director of Music for any informal queries regarding this appointment - directorofmusic@homerton.cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 18 July 2024

We envisage interviews and auditions will be held at the end of July.

Please note that we can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Homerton College is an equal opportunities employer and strives to meet its commitment to equality and diversity.  This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010 and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity. The organisation needs your help and cooperation to enable it to do this, by filling in the anonymous Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form, which is voluntary.

Administrative Assistant

(Fixed term, 6 months -starting September or October 2024)
Hours: Full time (37 hours/week)
Salary: SCP 14-17 £12,124-£12,871, depending on experience

Possible pay award pending

Being the first point of contact for prospective students, the Administrative Assistant provides comprehensive administrative support for the Admissions Team, ensuring the student journey from application to admission runs smoothly.

With the ability to manage a varied and busy workload, you will be an organised team player who is able to work accurately to tight deadlines with minimal supervision.  You will have strong IT skills and excellent communication skills. As some evening and weekend work is needed, flexibility in working hours is required particularly during the live period from end November to mid-December (during which time no leave can be taken).

A Basic DBS will be required to be obtained.

For further details, please see the job description

To apply: please complete an Application Form and send to the HR Department, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH or recruitment@Homerton.cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 18 July 2024

Please note that we can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Homerton College is an equal opportunities employer and strives to meet its commitment to equality and diversity.  This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010 and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity. The organisation needs your help and cooperation to enable it to do this, by filling in the anonymous Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form, which is voluntary.

Gardener (Part-time)

Hours: 15 hours per week/2 days Monday-Friday)
Salary: SCP13-17 £9,601.80-£10,428.60, depending on experience
Possible pay award pending

To work as part of a small team, planting and maintaining the College’s 25 acres of landscaped gardens, sports grounds and parkland.

You will need to be an experienced gardener with a proven track record in amenity horticulture.

You should have a good understanding of Health & Safety; knowledge of plants, shrubs and trees; plant identification skills; experience of working with garden machinery and IT skills.

For further details, please see the job description

To apply: please complete an Application Form and send to the HR Department, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH or recruitment@Homerton.cam.ac.uk

Closing date: midday, 26 July 2024

We envisage interviews taking place the week commencing 5 August 2024.

Please note that we can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Homerton College is an equal opportunities employer and strives to meet its commitment to equality and diversity.  This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010 and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity. The organisation needs your help and cooperation to enable it to do this, by filling in the anonymous Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form, which is voluntary.

Catering Vacancies

Senior Chef de Partie

Job Title: Senior Chef de Partie

Department: Conference and Catering

Hours: Permanent; full time; 37 hours per week; working  5 shifts over 7 days

Salary: up to SCP 23  £30,488.00 per annum depending on experience

We are looking to recruit a Senior Chef de Partie to join our Conference and Catering team assisting and supporting the delivery of food and beverages to our students, Fellows and staff as well as our conference and banqueting guests.

You should be passionate about food and able to contribute to the high standards our customers expect.

JOB FUNCTION/PURPOSE:

To manage all food production areas ensuring the preparation and cooking of all food for students, staff, functions and Hospitality to the required standard.

To ensure the prompt and efficient operation of all services at the required times and to help maintain a clean and hygienic working environment which meets the Colleges standards.

MAIN DUTIES INCLUDE:

1. Food Preparation 80%

  • Support the menu planning process including costings, providing support to the Head Chef - maximising gross profit and minimising wastage; using seasonal and local produce where possible. To control the menu cycle and  assist in the planning  menus for function catering.
  • Ensure individuals on special diets or with specific cultural needs are catered for and that choice is also available, when overseeing food production.
  • Contribute to the production of standard recipes for each dish, to ensure consistency and clear guidance for each Chef de Partie.
  • Assist in ordering, purchasing and stock control, providing guidance and sharing good practice approaches with the Head Chef and Kitchen team.
  • Ensure that all food is produced within the established cost criteria for the catering unit and complies with the specified standards, with emphasis on healthy production method, presentation, garnishing and flavour.
  • Maintain high standards of presentation and display through monitoring and regular feedback.
  • Provide guidance to the Chef De Parties, as required, in relation to cooking methods and practices to ensure the best results.
  • Ensure that recipes and working methods are followed.
  • Support the use of locally sourced food products and be proactive in finding ways to reduce the carbon footprint of catering services.
  • Monitor and record daily wastage.
  • Keep up with current food trends, retaining an awareness of customer needs.
  • Ensure that the Catering stores and other areas of potential loss are secured at all times.
  • Ensure that that the counter presentation, back-up and service is overseen everyday by the kitchen team.
  • Observe all health and safety at work regulations as set out by Homerton College in accordance with its statutory obligations.

2. Health & Safety and Hygiene 5%

  • Contribute to the responsibility for the safety and hygiene operations of the kitchen and ancillary areas, ensuring that statutory and the college regulations are adhered to by all members of staff and visitors.
  • Ensure that procedures for the reporting of accidents and incidents (including environmental incidents) are adhered to.
  • Undertake immediate remedial action following reports of any unsafe practices or broken machinery/equipment.
  • Ensure correct use, maintenance and cleaning of equipment; ensuring all kitchen staff use equipment as instructed through relevant training and observing safe practices, so that accidents are avoided.
  • Undertake Food Hygiene training as required.
  • Follow COSHH procedures.
  • Maintain a high standard of personal and food hygiene to comply with statutory and University requirements.
  • Ensure high standards of cleanliness are maintained in all kitchen and related areas.
  • Carry out record keeping as necessary to ensure compliance with Food Safety regulations. Overall responsibility for maintaining records and ensuring all checks have been carried out, taking remedial action if necessary.
  • Ensure HACCP processes are followed and recorded as required.
  • Ensure all aspects of security, fire and emergency procedures are carried out.
  • Trained in emergency evacuation of the building.
  • Trained in safe use of fire extinguishers.

3. Operational Management 5%

  • Ensure that only top-quality raw materials are provided by nominated suppliers and used in the preparation of dishes.
  • Ensure prompt service of all meals and services at the required times to the specified standard and to provide customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure that all deliveries are checked on arrival and stored to comply with statutory regulations.
  • Ensure that the Catering stores and other areas of potential loss are secured at all times.
  • Ensure that that the counter presentation, back-up and service is overseen everyday by the kitchen team.

4. Customer Care 5%

  • Provide high standards of customer care, so that the reputation of the college is enhanced and sales targets achieved.
  • Monitor standards and identify solutions to problems to ensure a high-quality service.
  • Provide superior knowledge on allergies and advice for special diets.

5. Any Other Duties

  • Undertake any other duties as may reasonably be requested.
  • Attend training courses as required.
  • Maintain an awareness of, and understand the practical application of, the Environmental Policy and ensure good environmental practice is adhered to in all catering activities e.g. waste management, energy efficiency.
  • Prepare and assist at any special function which, on occasions, will be outside of normal working hours.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • C & G 706 - 3 or equivalent NVQ qualification.
  • Management qualification and food hygiene certificate or equivalent.
  • Substantial knowledge of current relevant legislation governing catering operations / practices.
  • Knowledge of EPOS and catering software.
  • Good working knowledge of health and safety procedures including HACCP.
  • Good working knowledge of current food trends and special dietary requirements.

Skills:

  • Good display, product and menu development skills.
  • Effective relationship management skills.
  • Excellent technical skills.
  • Self-motivated, good organiser, planner and able to prioritize.
  • Demonstrable experience of interpretation of financial data to assess performance and guide decision making.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to see potential problems and work through solutions until resolution is reached.
  • Have a flair and passion for food.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels .
  • Attention to detail.
  • A good leader able to motivate, develop and manage teams.

Experience:

  • 3+ years catering management experience of multi-site operations including busy conference and banqueting operation.
  • Demonstrable experience of interpretation of financial data to assess performance and guide decision making.
  • Demonstrable experience of technical skills such as visual merchandising.
  • Experience of sourcing and purchasing supplies.
  • Experience of developing staff rotas.

The job description can be downloaded here

How to apply

Please send your application form and covering letter to the HR Department, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH or recruitment@Homerton.cam.ac.uk

Please note that we can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Homerton College is an equal opportunities employer and strives to meet its commitment to equality and diversity.  This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010 and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity. The organisation needs your help and co-operation to enable it to do this, by filling in the anonymous Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form, which is voluntary.

Kitchen Porter

Hours Full-time; 37 hours per week; working 5 in 7 days (this includes evenings and weekends)

Salary SCP 12, (£23,144)

We are looking to appoint hard-working, dedicated individuals to work in the catering team in a state-of-the-art brand new kitchen and dining hall. Striving for excellence and serving cuisines from around the world, we cater for students, Fellows, staff and conference delegates, including high end formal Halls, banquet dinners and garden parties.

In addition to a competitive salary, we give 25 days’ annual leave plus 8 Bank Holidays. We offer on-site parking, free meal when on duty, subsidised access to our onsite gym, discounts via our benefits platform and will automatically enrol you into a pension scheme (if eligible) with a generous employer contribution.

Click here for the full job description

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your completed application form to the HR Department, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH or recruitment@homerton.cam.ac.uk

Catering Supervisor

Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week, 5 days in 7
Salary: Up to SCP 18 (£26,445)

Working as part of our Front of House team, you will support the Senior Supervisors and Catering Manager in ensuring that all shifts are efficiently run and that dinners and conference events are managed to the highest professional standards.  You will have experience of working at supervisory level within a fast-paced catering environment and the ability to lead and motivate a team.

Job Description

What do we offer?

In addition to a competitive salary, we give 25 days’ annual leave plus 8 Bank Holidays.  We offer on-site parking, free meal whilst on duty, subsidised access to our onsite gym, discounts via our benefits platform and will automatically enrol you into a pension scheme (if eligible) with a generous employer contribution.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your completed application form to the HR Department, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH or recruitment@homerton.cam.ac.uk

Please note that we can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Homerton College is an equal opportunities employer and strives to meet its commitment to equality and diversity.  This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010 and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity. The organisation needs your help and cooperation to enable it to do this by filling in the anonymous Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form, which is voluntary.

Chef de Partie

Hours: Full time; 37 hours per week; working 5 shifts over 7 days (which may include evenings and weekends)
Salary: up to SCP 22; £29,605 per annum, depending on experience

We are looking to recruit a Chef de Partie to join our Catering team assisting and supporting the delivery of food and beverages to our students, Fellows and staff as well as our conference and banqueting guests.

You should have previous experience of working in a professional kitchen (ideally in a college environment), be passionate about food and able to contribute to the high standards our customers expect.

Job description


How to apply
Please send your Application Form to the HR Department, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH or recruitment@Homerton.cam.ac.uk

Please note that we can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Homerton College is an equal opportunities employer and strives to meet its commitment to equality and diversity.  This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010 and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity. The organisation needs your help and cooperation to enable it to do this by filling in the anonymous Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form, which is voluntary.
 

Catering Assistant (Part-time)(Weekend)

Salary: SCP 12 - £10,008.21 (pro rata of £23,144)
Hours: 16 hours/week – Saturday and Sunday

We are looking for a friendly, hard-working Catering Assistant to work Saturdays and Sundays (0830-1630 but with some flexibility) to join our Catering Team.

You will deliver a high-quality service to our customers, whilst maintaining the standards of the Conference and Catering department.

Job description

To apply, please complete the Application Form and return by post to HR, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PH or email to: Recruitment@Homerton.cam.ac.uk

Closing date: 31 May 2024

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